Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Green Chemical Science

Auckland, New Zealand
29 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
26 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Science

The University of Auckland's School of Chemical Sciences invites applications for the position of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Green Chemical Science.

The opportunity:

  • The successful candidate will coordinate, lecture, and supervise laboratories in our undergraduate and postgraduate chemistry courses, including courses with a green chemical science focus
  • You will also develop an effective research programme in the broad area of Green Chemical Science, and will be expected to contribute to the School's Centre for Green Chemical Science

Our ideal candidate will hold a PhD in chemistry, green chemistry or a closely related field. Preferential consideration will be given to candidates with research experience in green chemical science.

About us

The University of Auckland (42,000 students) is New Zealand's leading University, and maintains significant computational, laboratory and analytic facilities. Auckland itself is frequently rated as one of the world's most livable cities.

The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through flexible employment practices and a culture that encourages and supports staff to reach their full potential. We offer a competitive salary, five weeks' annual leave, and over 300 different career development courses. In addition, the University offers a company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, a generous parental leave allowance, childcare and a number of other discounts on internal and external services.


Review of applications will begin week commencing 3rd December 2018.

Applicants should provide a CV, statement of research and teaching experience and philosophy, their philosophy relating to Green Chemical Science, and the names of at least three referees. These documents must be combined as one single document.

General enquiries can be made to Associate Professor Gordon Miskelly, Head of School, (g.miskelly@auckland.ac.nz) and subject-specific enquiries can be made to Professor James Wright, Director of the Centre for Green Chemical Science (lj.wright@auckland.ac.nz).

Applications close Sunday, 2 December 2018.

For further information and to apply online please visit www.auckland.ac.nz/opportunities

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment. For further information on services for Maori, Pacific, women, LGBTI, equity groups, parenting support and flexible work go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz

Direct enquiries only please - no agencies.